Barrie/Simcoe County

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Welcome to the Barrie/Simcoe County Branch home page. Inaugurated in 2006, our branch continues to grow with members representing a wide variety of businesses and organizations throughout the Barrie and Simcoe County region. Monthly speaker series focus primarily on professionally-related topics that are current and relevant to office administrators. We warmly welcome guests to our meetings.

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April 25th AGM – Annual General Meeting – AGM Flyer
Guest Speaker Devon, from Spa Lumina – Skincare Regimes – Put Your Best Face Forward
5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Kenzington Pub – 40 Dunlop Street East, Barrie

April 26th Professional Development Day – PD Day Flyer
Emerging Trends for Office Professionals
Featuring tech tips on the most current leading edge tools and how to create your professional brand
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Ferndale Banquet Hall, Barrie


November 16th, 2016 – Tech Talk On-Line Demo.

December 6, 2016 – SPA Night at Georgian College (manicures and pedicures); 5:00 p.m. start followed by Potluck and Networking session at 6:30 p.m.

Summary of April 20th, 2016 PD Day

Admin. Panel Update – October 2015

OMG – I Can’t Make it into Work Today!
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Spa Night
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Canvas and Cabernet
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What it Takes to Be the Best Assistant
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End of Year Fun Event for Barrie Members
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National Conference and Board Meeting

May 21st – 23rd., 2015
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Professional Development Day

Thursday, April 30, 2015
All Day – Tangle Creek Golf & Country Club
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Spa Night Summary
With the busyness of the Christmas season upon us, some of our members took time out for themselves to attend Barrie/Simcoe County’s Holiday event.
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What It Takes To Be the Best Assistant
Our October event held at Georgian College, was both well attended and informative for everyone in attendance.
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Schedule of Events for 2015-2016


New Path Youth and Family Services is a multi-service nonprofit organization, well integrated into the social services sector across Simcoe County. The Barrie/Simcoe County Branch of the Association of Administrative Assistants provides both formal and informal networking opportunities for our staff to enhance their professional growth and experience, contributing to shared knowledge, education, advice, and support. The relationship building associated with the Barrie/Simcoe County AAA provides our staff members access to education, knowledge and new ideas that are important to their career, that goes well beyond what any single organization could provide. New Path is very pleased to have an active association with the Barrie/Simcoe County AAA.
Glen Newby, CEO


These businesses have supported the efforts of the Barrie/Simcoe County Branch of the Association of Administrative Assistants. Through their generosity, we were able to provide quality career-relevant opportunities and incentives for office professionals across Simcoe County. Our members encourage you to support the services of these professional and community-minded businesses.
Sponsor Sheet


2016-2017 Executive Committee


Georgian College is now offering courses for the QAA Program. Contact Gale Belcourt for course information at:


Barrie/Simcoe branch supports the Women & Children’s Shelter of Barrie.